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Bob Simpson (#47129308)
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I live in Australia and have long been fascinated by the American Civil War.
I have collected Civil War memorabilia for over 40 years.
In 1979, I purchased some memorabilia from the 117th. New York Infantry, which led to my interest in the regiment.
I have been obsessively collecting memorabilia, surfing the web and FAG for any mentions to add to my research files.
Thanks to many kind FAG volunteers, I have been able to request dozens of photographs to add to my Virtual Cemetery of members of the regiment.
I am currently adding names to the list. I have over 1,000 to add so far.
I still have about 500 veterans to locate.
To be able to achieve all this half a world away from the action, is simply unbelievable.
If anyone has a relative who served in the 117th., or any information, I would be most happy to hear from you.



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Bronx Aquarian
garrett
I have individual photos of the other family members in the Garrett plot. Are you interested in them?

Maryann
Added by Bronx Aquarian on Jul 19, 2014 10:48 PM
D C
Robert Wilson
Hi, I wanted to let you know that I tried to find Mr. Wilson's gravesite today. I spent 45 minutes looking, and could not find it. It started raining hard, so I had to leave, but I will try again. :)
Added by D C on May 04, 2014 8:04 AM
DBT
Re: Beriah J. Worden, FAG#66716247
Bob,
I sort of figured either you or Kathy would have placed him on Find A Grave. I have sent you the edit to connect him to his parents. There is a blurb about him that I posted to his brother, Jerry H. Worden, Find A Grave#61330185's memorial.
Thank you,
Diane
Added by DBT on Apr 24, 2014 8:10 PM
Maureen
RE: Munger photo request.
You're welcome, Bob...it was my my pleasure! It was a beautiful day to visit a beautiful cemetery!
Maureen
Added by Maureen on Apr 14, 2014 6:09 PM
The Bull
RE: Mowers photo request
Glad I could help. I took the photo about a month ago and could not read the date. I also added his wife Mary Mowers.

You're welcome,

Bull
Added by The Bull on Apr 14, 2014 5:32 PM
Paul Sutton Kamalsky
RE: William Hulbert.
You sure are welcome Bob. Wish there had been a stone for you
to see. Best to you down under, Bob!
Paul
Added by Paul Sutton Kamalsky on Apr 13, 2014 4:16 AM
S. Wright
RE: W B Wright
Hello Bob,

William does not have a memorial that I know of in Maple Flats Cemetery, Vienna, NY. I still can't prove he was a brother of Frederick Wright (my great-great grandfather. Thank you.

Susan Wright
Added by S. Wright on Apr 01, 2014 9:11 AM
bill schultz
RE: Glinon photo request..
Might be as simple as a misspelling. Try and call the cemetery office.708-449-8300
Added by bill schultz on Nov 20, 2013 1:32 PM
Mike Serpa
RE: William Lafayette Ames.
'Tis true. Only a hair out of place! Glad you like the photo. Thanks for writing.
Added by Mike Serpa on Oct 15, 2013 6:44 AM
Jay Boone
RE: Pullman photo request.
Not sure if you are interested, but I added a number of other Pullman's that are buried in the same lot in Section A. If you would like me to transfer their memorial pages to you let me know.
Added by Jay Boone on Oct 06, 2013 5:18 PM
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